Steph Nixon

Steph Nixon

Grants Officer

Steph is a Projects Officer at Rocket Science. As the first point of contact for all projects in our grant programmes, she supports projects with the application process and project delivery. With strong IT skills, Steph ensures grant programmes run smoothly and effectively. Providing consultancy support and contributing to research projects is another key part of her role.

Key Skills:

  • Grant management
  • Flexi-Grant
  • Events and communication
  • Customer service
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and analysis


  • The impact of sport
  • Community engagement
  • Social welfare


  • BA (Hons) in Sociology & Social Policy, University of Warwick
  • MSc in Social Problems and Interventions, University of Amsterdam
  • QCF Level 3 – Advice & Guidance

Little weaknesses:

  • Inability to go without a cup of tea for more than 2 hours
  • Can never resist a bargain
  • Always over prepared – has been known to carry a jumper and umbrella even when it’s 30 degrees!